Tom Graves, Other Officials Visit Growing Walker County Manufacturing Base

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Congressman Tom Graves, Georgia State Senator Jeff Mullis, Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield and others toured the Audia and Roper manufacturing plants in Walker County on Wednesday.

Both companies continue to expand operations locally.

Congressman Graves and Commissioner Whitfield spoke with a group of Roper employees about the need for more manufacturing jobs in America and the necessity for local, state and federal cooperation to support continued growth.



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